No, it wasn’t just you. This morning (June 27), Slack went down for about three hours. Slack reports the outage is over, so you can stop forming tribes, barricading your office door, and forging weapons from office supplies to defend against… whatever the hell a post-Slack world looks like.
For those of us who depend on Slack for easy, instant communication, the temporary outage felt like being thrown into the pre-internet dark ages. Predictably, lots of people turned to Twitter to express their angst.
— Mike Allton (@mike_allton) June 27, 2018
When Slack is down, but you still need to look like you're working… pic.twitter.com/uDc1MY7LTK
— BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) June 27, 2018
Since Slack’s been down I’ve written 2 bestsellers, won an Oscar for Best Original Screnplay, launched a cannabis lifestyle site & founded a dog sanctuary. What’s everyone else been up to?
— Cher (@thecherness) June 27, 2018
— ApplinSkinner (@applinskinner) June 27, 2018
— Roofdecki Matsui (@DomMahoney) June 27, 2018
if you send me an email while slack is down i will call the police
— Adam Moussa (@adamjmoussa) June 27, 2018
— Riley Winn (@allRidoisWinn) June 27, 2018
— Whitney Baum-Bennett (@WhitneyBaum) June 27, 2018
— Michael Gillett | #WIMVP (@MichaelGillett) June 27, 2018
And finally, one that’s NSFW…
Slack is down pic.twitter.com/ofrHNfGeIN
— Swear Trek (@swear_trek) June 27, 2018
We’re with you, Captain Picard.